Cat Livingston, a musician and visual artist who lived in the High Desert near Joshua Tree National Park with her artist husband, Rik Livingston, and two clever cats. This CD is a compilation of vintage recordings of Cat's bands, from the past selected and remastered by Demolition Kitchen. Including recordings of the bands Cathy worked with Maurice Sendak's Little Boy, The Sesquipedelians, The Festive Shapes, The Hungry Ghosts and The Crafty Gate. This disc is one of three tribute releases that were commissioned by Rik in 2016, please share these with your friends and even if you didn’t know Cathy, we hope you enjoy her music. Volume one of this collection focuses on songs that Cathy wrote. Note: all of the CDs in this series are formatted to work with Apple’s iTunes software.
Original CD Liner Notes: Cat Livingston Volume one - Songs
Cat Livingston played a wide range of music including: classical guitar, experimental music, and quirky pop, folk music. Her main instruments were the guitar and vocals. Most of the music on this CD are her original or collaborative compositions.
01 - “Thunder Perfect” by The Sesquipedians,1990 02 - “Maryanne” by Cathy and The Aquarium 1989 03 - “Farmer John” 1989 04 - “Flowers” 1990 05 - “I Saw The Man” 1991 06 - “I Once Had A Boyfriend” 07 - “Arabian Prince” 08 - “Country Song” 09 - “Wildwood Flower” 1987 10 - “Angel In The Sand” 1987 11 - “Whisper” 1992 12 - “The Rain” 1989 13 - “Time” - Maurice Sendak’s Little Boy 14 - “On The Day You Go” 1991 15 - “Anne” by The Sesquipedians,1990 16 - “La La La La”
2, 3, 5, &12 - Catherine Livingston at Lowdown recording studios in San Francisco. Circa 1990. Greg
Freeman recorded and mixed these Maryanne written by Catherine Livingston (guitar and vocals), with members of Field-trip on backing instruments.
4 - Cathy (Cat) Livingston: Wrote song, vocals, guitar, Jonathan Hess: Bass Guitar, Ed Brister: Drums
5 - Ed Brister drums, Steven Ridder bass guitar, Catherine Livingston vocals, guitars.
14 - A live recording of an improvisation by Catherine Livingston (guitar), Ed Brister (Drums), and Steve Ridder (Bass guitar).
16 - Cat Livingston and Ian Caporali circa 2004. Cat on vocals and bass, Ian on guitars.
Produced by Rik Livingston & Joel Sanderson, remastered at A.J.R. 2016 Copyright 2016 Rik Livingston, Joel Sanderson & A.J.R. , all rights reserved